In a sea of crimson, Voiland College celebrates new name

September 19, 2014
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – When Gene Voiland graduated from Washington State University in 1969, he wanted to get out of Pullman and leave a history of parking tickets behind.

He never dreamed that he would come back one day to join a joyous celebration that included about 800 students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends for the naming of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture.

The education and mentoring that he received at WSU from professors like George Austin left an indelible mark on him and allowed him and his wife Linda to thrive, Voiland told the large crowd at Thursday’s celebration on the Pullman campus.

Student club night deemed a success

September 11, 2014

Victoria Sandmeyer

Nearly 200 students packed into a lecture hall in Sloan Hall on September 3rd for “Student Club Night” where faculty, staff and student club leaders provided both pizza and food for thought to new EECS students. The atmosphere was lively and all faces were engaged as the new students were called to get involved in a hands-on way with their future.

Sept. 7-9: Power symposium highlights stability, security

September 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

power-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – As a longstanding leader in power engineering research, Washington State University will host the North American Power Symposium Sept. 7-9 in the Compton Union Building on the WSU Pullman campus.

Late registration is open until Saturday, Sept. 6. Find more information at http://cm.wsu.edu/ehome/naps/144660/

State science academy adds two WSU researchers

August 18,2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS), established by the state legislature as an important technical resource for policymakers, recently added two Washington State University researchers to its ranks.

Chen-Ching Liu, Boeing distinguished professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was elected to the general membership. Sue Clark, Regent’s professor in the Department of Chemistry, was elected to the WSAS Board of Directors.

Liu is an international leader in smart grid research and a pioneer in development of decision support systems for power system restoration following major outages.

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